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to re-education camps for up to four years of hard labor for even minor offenses. it's known as re-education through labor. there are believed to be more than 300 of these facilities around the country with tens of thousands of inmates. until recently, little was known about the system but now chinese are starting to speak out against conditions they call inhumane. >>> seven years ago, this woman spoke about her protest to the authorities. she wants to continue to protest the local authorities, claiming she had been driven off her land illegally. five years later, she was seized by the police and sent to a correction facility without any trial. she was sent for one year of reeducation through labor. after being released in 2012, she committed suicide. she left behind two daughters. they say their mother was driven to despair by all she went through during the year of hard labor. they told nhk that she took her life last autumn by swallowing pesticide. >> translator: my mother just wanted to set the record straight. we're sad and angry at what happened. >> reporter: the harsh conditions in th
she's tried to influence the education policy and i enjoy talking with her and even more so the older sister who had gone to india to become involved with children who would not have had an education and all the issues related to that. i thought this was interesting and worst doing so i decided the best option was to offer myself to become a nun so at the age of 17 i spoke to the reverend mother to say i decided to become a nun. she said think about it. go away for a year then be will receive you. my parents were very happy with my choice because i honored to be a nun and they're happy to have me another year. they decided nothing was too good for their daughter said they thought they would send me to paris for one year. [laughter] that changed everything. [laughter] i describe that in detail in the book. [laughter] and they came under a different influence. i had a grandfather retired earlier and what he practiced with the pork guy against the landlord and he was pleased to have a young girl who was interested in what he was talking about. he did not know how to speak to a child and
. >>> an american educated i.t >>> 300,000 people have celebrating with the new pope. he says he will lead a humble church that will help the poor. the followers for in the square, and he was elected last week by a secret conclave of cardinals. he then entered st. peter's basilica. he received the ring known as the fisherman's ring. it bears the image of st. peter holding two keys. he called on economic and social leaders to protect the people and the environment. pope francis indicated he will build a closer relationship with followers, raising expectations for reform within the catholic church. >>> an american educated i.t. manager will become the prime minister for the opposition in syria. ghassan hitto lived in the u.s. for decades but now he will govern parts of syria controlled by rebel forces. members of the syrian national coalition met in istanbul, turkey. they voted to elect hitto who moved to turkey last year to help coordinate the opposition. the coalition plans to launch an interim government for northern syria which is under rebel control. 70,000 syrians have died in two years of figh
were widely denied an education. now, more than eight million students attend afghan schools and more than 40% of them are female. in 2001 afghanistan had 20,000 teachers, all male. today there are 200,000 teachers including 60,000 women. the number of schools in afghanistan has grown from 3400 in 2001 to more than 16,000 today. per capita gdp has grown fourfold since 2001. afghan life expectancy has increased 20 years since then. more than 18 million afghans now have telephone access compared to about one million ten years ago. now these facts do not eliminate the difficulties that we face. they continue insurgency, a neighbor, pakistan that remains a safe haven for insurgents moving across the border. an ineffective and often corrupt central government and other major barriers to stability and to progress. just as it is important for us to be realistic about the challenges that we face in afghanistan, it's also important that we recognize the advances that have an bp made. so that we can reinforce actions that promote success. i just mentioned two here. the first is to continue to w
. it would be an enormous gift to mcconnell. >> sean: a gift. >> really, okay, let me educate you about a recent poll. because clearly you don't-- >> tamara is it possible for he you to educate me? >> i know, you know it all. opponents two-one. he's like a crypt keeper, he won't go away. >> sean: like the former klansman who used to head up your party from west virginia. >> you, two, mcconnell isn't doing anything. nobody likes him. whether you like ashley judd, or not. -- >> tamara, tamara, i will bet any amount of money if ashley judd runs against mitch mcconnell in kentucky, she will not be a senator from the state of kentucky-- tennessee, i'm sorry. >> and left leaning, a left leaning pollster currently has mcconnell leading all. and a left-leaning pollster. >> because she's incredibly polarizing. some of the things she said, it was unconscionable to breed. >> sean: unconscionable to breed. >> because there are so many starving children. and has a problem with a father giving away a daughter at the wedding. >> sean: keep going. >> a problem with christianity because it legitimizes m
make the most of our human resources, and that requires better education here in the united states. we need more students we need more students studying math and science. we must fully embraced the diversity of asian americans. americans,nese currie and americans, a filipino americans. are 95 countries represented with in this district. have long consulted to better understand developments abroad. many are active in trading and investing in asia which is a source of our national wealth. but as congress i sponsor legislation to make it easier for state universities to teach strategic languages so that our .tudents are better equipped am a strong advocate for increasing the number of visas for foreigners receive advanced degrees. in the u.s. 76% of all registered patents from the top of from the top position producing units. they come from foreign students. foreign students in the u.s.. these inventors are driving economic prosperity with the consequences of their backgrounds in these hard sciences. in our current system we welcome foreign students to the united states. we provide them t
was this tarp -- discharged from hospital to start to rebuild her life. part of the process is education. the headmistress of her new school says everyone will try to make her time there as enjoyable as possible. >> she herself once to be a normal teenage girl and to have the support of other girls around her. i think talking to her, it is something she very much missed during the time in the hospital, contact with her peer group. we aim that once she is in school, she will be a normal girl. >> although she knows the taliban has threatened to kill her if she ever returns to pakistan, she says she is determined to continue speaking about human-rights there. but for now, at least, she is looking forward to maki
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could strain the densely populated city's social services, health and education systems. >>> emerging economic powers still struggling with poverty. citizens still demanding democracy. the threat of violence, the push for peace, and the shadow of conflict. get news and insight every weekday "live from bangkok." >>> german politicians are reconsidering their plans for a permanent nuclear waste storage facility. people living near the proposed site have expressed strong opposition to the idea. the site right now is the only location being considered. residents are concerned the radioactive waste could contaminate ground water. environment minister peter altmaier says the government will form a panel to review the plan. members will include people from environmental groups and religious organizations. they'll draw up guidelines to help the government choose a candidate site by the end of 2015. they're going to reconsider gorleben as a possible location for the nuclear waste. >>> german leaders are also working to shut down the plants that churn out that waste. they want all of their coun
services, health and education system. >>> police in south korea say clues from a cyber attack last week on major banks and broadcasters point abroad. they say a malicious code originated from internet protocol addresses in four countries including the united states. malware infected servers at three tv stations and three banks. that triggered massive network failures last wednesday, disabling more than 32,000 computers. police and members of a south korean government task force have detected ip addresses allocated to the u.s. and three european countries. they have not disclosed the specific names of the european nations involved, but they've asked for cooperation from relevant authorities to track down the original source of the cyber attacks. investigators are also checking whether ip addresses in any other countries were used. >>> south korean defense minister kim kwon-jin has warned north korea ahead of a contentious anniversary. 46 south korean seamen were lost three years ago when north korean forces allegedly sank a warship. kim visited the island close to where the ship went dow
their education and they're willing to hold classes without a classroom. stick around. [ male announcer ] with free package pickup from the united states postal service a small jam maker can ship like a big business. just go online to pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. we'll do the rest. ♪ we'll do the rest. >>> welcome back to "around the world." this is our favorite story of the day. off the coast of south africa some tourist get a little too close for comfort with one of these great whites. check it out. [ bleep ]. >> whoa! [ bleep ]. >> i love the beeps. i would absolutely be beeping. and the guy under water in that cage, he's beeping into his mask. >> this is a close-up of the shark's teeth. the mouth there. they thought they were actually safe inside the cage. okay. that is just -- >> what they do is put bait outside the boat to attract the great whites. and then come along and put on a show and bite the bait. this guy headed straight for the divers tank and tried to get in and get the real thing. >> the entire head inside the cage. narrowly missing the tube t
are missing out on, north korea is the internet, is your people communicating, is technology, is education. and i think that is what eric said to them, he was not there to try to bring going to told north korea, he was there as a privates have, i invited hill, and i think we made cases to the north koreans, don't do any more launches, don't launch any more nuclear detonations, we didn't have much success there, but talking to your enemies is not necessarily a concession, you want them to get a bettern 'ting of you. gerri: a better conversation, dennis rodman, they like celebrities, but does it do anything that is worth while at the end of the day. you said yourselves, you didn't get anywhere of hold back development of your nuclear bomb, could it do more harm than good. >> hundreds of north koreas listened to eric talk about the internet, we penetrate tad country, that population, that we never did. it was eric, google, you know i was just another politician. gerri: i do want to talk to you about china before you go. how do we engage with them? do we need a charm ofoxiv offeny american ceo
and women who served the best health care, the best educational opportunities, and the best job available. they deserve nothing less. it is my hope that this reckless and shortsighted decision will mark a turning point in american history and that that we will never again wage an unnecessary war. we must use all the tools of america's power in resolving disputes, including diplomacy. we must have sufficient congressional debate. we only debated this go to war resolution probably a couple hours. we need more debate and oversight before ever putting another u.s. soldier in harm's way. finally, mr. speaker, just like in iraq, there is no military solution in afghanistan. we need to bring the war in afghanistan to an accelerated end and to bring our troops home now. dr. martin luther king jr. in expressing his sentiment during a different war said, the bombs in vietnam exploded home. they destroy the hopes and possibilities of a decent america. let us put this decade of perpetual warfare behind us, invest in our veterans, our children, and get about the business of nation building here at hom
. the future's bright but only if we educate the half truths and begin telling the real story of america's natural gas revolution. the stories about technology, private sector innovation, investment, financial risk, thousands of new jobs, new competition, new growth, a growing and better standard of living for more americans, lower energy costs, new industries, a revitalized energy sector, more jobs, more growth, energy security and optimism. this is the story of america's natural gas revolution. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the entleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlelady from illinois seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady is recognized for ne minute. >> mr. speaker, the ryan budget once again places the burden of deficit reduction on working americans while failing to stop the frivolous spending of oil subsidies for companies that cost americans billions of dollars every year. ms. duckworth: i'm concerned that it will
a complaint that led to a federal investigation by the department of education into how the university handles and reports rape cases. what do you think the investigation is going to find here? >> they're going to find there is a pervasive culture of sexual assault where the university is acted with deliberate indifference. >> reporter: if an administrator tells a student rape is like football, what does that tell you about the culture here? >> well, i'm not going to comment on any specific case but i think that it absolutely needs to be the case that our administrators respond in a way that is supportive and fair to all the parties involved in these incidents. >> reporter: holdon thorpe is the chancellor of unc. the federal probe comes amid new outrage on the chapel hill campus over a case before the student run honor court. a young woman unsuccessfully sought punishment for an exboyfriend she claims sexually abused her. instead, she ended up facing honor court charges of intimidation. what do you say to these women who say that the system here filed them? >> well, we're supportive of our stu
, healthcare, higher education and farm workers. he was 90 years old. >>> the san jose fire department is working to determine the cause of a fire that was reported this morning at mobile home park. fire crews found a small trailer in flames. they had the fire out in 10 minutes. the trailer was vacant at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. ktvu channel 2 news talked to a spokesperson this afternoon, he says investigators are trying to determine if it was a electrical cord or a space heater that started the fire. >>> firefighters are waging a funding fight. they are asking congress to save federal grants from budget cuts. they help departments hire firefighters and buy equipment. san francisco firefighters want to buy a new fire boat. >> we have a new facility, the warriors coming to town, we have the america's cup, we have the giants, everybody is on the water front. it is critical we have a presence there. >> federal grants are key right now because state and local governments cut back funding for fire departments. >>> authorities say a student will be charged with making opstor
third week. michigan's head start program could be next on the shopping block. nbc's chief education correspondent rehema ellis is joining me this afternoon from detroit and rehema, with a long distance hello to you, my friend, for many students in detroit there are problems with this education system which are now magnified by the statewide economic troubles. you kn i know you were talking about this issue with the governor. >> we were, and we're going to talk about it all with students when we have a town hall meeting here just a little while from now that everybody can watch online on education nation.com. but the governor says that they have no choice but to make some changes here because of the dire situation that they're in as far as their budget is concerned. the changes have been controversial. but when you think about it, just this one quick statistic, 27% of african-american students who are in the 11th grade and only 62% of white students in the 11th grade are reading at or above proficiency. and the governor says they have got to do better than that. just listen. >> if yo
in the provider education to ensure what the department has available is forthcoming. i do think this is a conversation ongoing and partners on this panel have resources available to all services. >> as many organizations that do competency training and in many cases have partnered with the federal government and has tripled in size since the affordable care act at hhs has been interested in making sure those young starting out providers have the opportunity to get cultural competency training. many trainers do that in various parts of the country. another major resources the joint commission. my parents are health care providers, so why not all about sometimes a little bit of attention between the standards set out and how providers feel they are actually equipped to meet the standards. when the commission establishes new standards that could nondiscrimination on the basis of orientation identity started a project to make cultural competency materials were widely available so clinicians thought that they have the tools to make that change. there's a monograph from the joint comm
training for boys, the latest weekly class on offer in high schools courtesy of hamas's education ministry. at this one the principal says every student has enjoyed. >> we learn about strength and jihad god willing. >> this 16-year-old and his classmate say they don't know if they'll join one of gaza's many militant groups, but there's no doubt this is fertile recruiting ground. one of the things these high school students don't need to be taught is what it feels like to be in war. they have all experienced it. and they all believe the fight between gaza and israel will never end. >> translator: for me personally i've lost three people dear to me in the war. >> the trainers themselves are military men. >> translator: the goal is to teach them to get accustom to manhood. why are you singling us here in gaza? even in china and western countries even have similar programs. >> including the united states. high schools there have a military program called junior rotc. why should gaza be any different, he says. except gaza is different. the u.s. and several other countries have deemed hamas, whi
vacation. meanwhile, the u.s. gets a c-minus from education week for the school system as schools across the country continue to struggle with failing students facing record deficits. new jersey governor chris christie called school supers arrogant and greedy, but when new jersey tried to cap super pay, the school school superintendents sided the cap by double dipping, retiring early to pocket the pensions, and then they got rehired elsewhere as school administrators or consultants. in new jersey, one retired 18 years ago, but got rehired 23 times since as a school administrator elsewhere pocketing $1.2 million, and double dips is rampant in ohio too. back to you. gerri: great story. thanks, liz. on to farmers. they are getting paydays for the land. it's part of what some call another golden age for farming. with more on this, host of u.s. farm report. john, thanks for being with us. great to have you on the show, now, this story surprised me because i thought the drought killed you all, and hear that farmland is on fire, and, in fact, some investment banks out there try to snap up as af
and ownership. when we're talking about the ability to educate your kid as you define, as you decide as a parent. those types of things really speaks to that much more than anything else in my view. >> michael steele, thank you very much. >> good to be with you. >> thanks for joining us and speaking back. >> and next, the president's trip to israel -- can he mend a strained relationship? >>> and still ahead, proof of citizenship. the supreme court takes up arizona's voter i.d. law today. this is "andrea mitchell reports" only on msnbc. i'm a conservative investor. but that doesn't mean i don't want to make money. i love making money. i try to be smart with my investments. i also try to keep my costs down. what's your plan? ishares. low cost and tax efficient. find out why nine out of ten large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. which shirt feels more expensive? i g
teenager shot in the head by the taliban for promoting education for girls five months ago. she lives in england now. today she went back to school for the first time since the attack. here's how she described her return to the classroom. >> i think it is the happiest moment that i'm going back to my school. today i have my books, my bag. i will learn. i will talk to my friends. i will talk to my teacher. >> an incredible young girl. >>> an update on another recovery. interior secretary ken salazar said the statue of liberty will re-open by the fourth of july. it was closed in october during super storm sandy. >>> nasa and white house officials said the nation's asteroid detection program is behind schedule and billions of dollars are needed to keep americans safe from space threats like the meteor that exploded over russia last month. more than a thousand people were injured. officials said the risk of a massive meteor slamming into earth any time soon is small. just one in 20,000. here's the bad news, anderson. at least 10,000 large space objects -- one official used the term "city
, clean water, heaters, and educational supplies for children in strategically selected areas -- as well as support strategic transition initiatives that restore basic services . as ambassador ford has detailed, $54 million in non-lethal assistance, of the $115 million committed, is already at work through state and usaid- supported mechanisms to support, train, equip, and connect a network of civil society activists, civilian opposition leaders, and emergent democratic institutions . usaid has prioritized help for syrian women to play a meaningful role in the country's transition through training and support for coalition-building . working with the state department, usaid recently co- sponsored a workshop for syrian women that resulted in the development of a formal syrian women's network and the drafting of a charter for syrian women . we fully recognize the toll of this conflict on the neighboring countries that have so generously taken in the thousands of refugees that flee each day . assistant secretary richard has noted the extensive efforts underway to support syrian refugees . w
get board of education busy. president obama made his march madness picks today. is he going with a final four of louisvilleville, florida, ohio state, an eventual champion indiana. >> republicans were not amused by this. the rnc put out an ad. louisiana congressman remarked his final four picks are are now late but his budget is late by 45 days. i think that shows the priorities. his final four picks actually made it on time. since the demands on our time are not nearly as important, the panel and i have come up with our own final four picks. all right, mara, who do you have? >> i wanted to give steve my proxy on this since i don't follow college basketball. i did ask around at work and came up coincidently with the exact same for the president picked. i cannot defend them or describe how we did this in any way, shape are or form. diver to my better here. >> i have louisville, wisconsin, michigan and indiana. three of the four teams are big ten teams. best conference in basketball. indiana beating wisconsin in the final. >> bret: okay. charles? >> marah echoing obama again.
of law, economic development, education, and health. we consider these to be investments in a future palestinian state. investments in peace, which is in all of our interests. more broadly, in our discussions today i reaffirmed to president apass that the united states remains committed to realizing the vision of two states, which is in the interest of the palestinian people and also in the national security interest of israel, the united states and the world. we seek an independent, viable and contiguous palestinian state as the home land of the palestinian people, alongside the jewish state of israel, two nations enjoying self-determination, security, and peace. as i've said many times, the only way to achieve that goal is through direct negotiations between israelis and palestinians themselves. there is no short cut to a sustainable solution. in our discussion with president abbas, i heard him speak out about the difficult issues that cannot be ignored. among them, problems caused by continued settlement activity, the plight of palestinian prisoners, and access to holy sites in j
, minorities, college educated voters, especially women. majority issues. while it is difficult to pass them congressionally, blocking them and unifying opposition is not without cost in terms of peeling from constituency to win back the white house. >> think of it as a presidential race, you look at the national numbers, that's one thing. when you look at the battleground states, that's another. one thing about joe biden. joe biden was part of the coalition that got the ban on assault weapons passed. >> that was a long time ago. >> he feels strongly. joe biden is a visceral politician. what you played in that sound byte, i feel sorry for my political colleagues, they have to vote this way, even though they don't really believe it. when you think about that, it is a tough statement. >> gloria, the problem is more the opposite, in '94 when they passed it, 38 house republicans from blue districts felt compelled to vote for it. today, gun control advocates have not been able to, they have to go out to mayor efforts and others, they have to beat some republicans in blue leaning areas that voted
by her father. the 15-year-old was targeted because she spoke up for girl's education in pakistan. malala says she's excited to head back to the classroom. >> i think it is the happiest moment that i am going back to my school. and today i have my books, my bag and i will learn and talk to my friends, i will talk to my teacher. >> imagine, she was shot in the head. >> in the head. >> her recovery has been just extraordinary. she did of course become an international symbol for women's rights because of all of this. even got nominated for the nobel peace prize. >> very precocious young lady. >>> at the vatican, new insight on pope fran tis cis on the iss same sex marriage. >> the "new york times" is reporting the pope has a practical side on this divisive issue. >> and he may be actually open to the notion of civil unions. john allen joining us again from rome. good to see you again, john. "new york times" reporting that then-cardinal bergoglio in 2010 quietly suggested the church come out in support of civil unions. at the same time he was publicly leading the charge against same sex marr
to listen to the message you have about the economy, about health care, about education. because they're so turned off by the rhetoric about illegal immigration. and that i think is what ari and the republican party is talking about now. >> so john berman has covered politics for a gazillion years. richard, you are my nonpolitico. are you moved? is there a sense of a relaunch? >> i'm the type of person that i'm to be persuaded, right some but to me, i know especially this 18 to 29 group, i just feel like it seems like marketing. and i hear the word brand and to me that makes it seem that it's not authentic. so i think social issues, but this idea of the package and -- it just seems like a branding and a marketing thing and i think a lot of young people are pretty wise to that sort of approach. >> so let's go right back then to jake. when you look at the cpac, right, and the straw poll that came out of that, you had rand paul winning with 25%, right behind was marco rubio, something like 23%. and you had contra ticker to me contradictory messages. again, polar opposites on the state of the r
is joining us from huber, n.c. caller: the real problem is that we do not educate our children and young people about guns and how to respect them. and how to properly use one. family does not own a gun, the chances of your child going into a house with guns is very high. they have been a part of america for a long time. we need to educate our young people on the dangers of them. host: thank you for the call. from our facebook page, tracy has this point of view. of these mass shootings were care -- host: bill joins us on the phone from wichita, kansas. your thoughts on this? caller code to me it is light brown 3, bomb in the record, here we go again. three,s like round the bumping up the record, here we go again. what -- where in the world are the parents of these kids? especially this one in georgia with the poor baby who was shot and killed. what is a 13-year-old and 16- year-old kid doing with an unloaded handgun? figure this out. it has to go back to the parents. i would like to see the parents of those kids that killed that us, anyoneur else, i do not care. where were you at when th
they understand the moral force of nonviolence. the importance that palestinian families place on education. i think of the entrepreneurs determined to create something new, like the young palestinian woman i met at the entrepreneurship summit that i hosted who wants to build recreational centers for palestinian youth. i think of the aspirations that so many young plichs have for their future, which is why i'm looking forward to visiting with some of them right after we conclude this press conference. that's why we can't give up. because of young palestinians and young israelis who deserve a better future than one that is continually defined by conflict. whenever i meet these young people, whether they are palestinian or israeli, i'm reminded of my own daughters and i know what hopes and aspirati n aspirations i have for them. those of us in the united states understand that change takes time, but it is also possible. because there was a time when my daughters could not expect to have the same opportunities in their own country as somebody else's daughters. what's true in the united states can
to fund the job that makes them move to the better neighborhood, better education for the child, and it's harder for lower income americans to get the first job, gain skills and experience they need to climb the income ladder later in life. >> what's interesting, you know, the top 10% pays 70% of the income at the federal level. 1986 #, curtis, that was 55% of income. that income, that federal income into the coffers which congress continues to spend at will, frankly, has gone up for the top 10%. that includes small businesses. thank you very much for joining me on this issue. it affects a lot of people. >> thank you for having me. >> coming up tomorrow, we are going to continue our series. you are not going to want to miss friday's show, in particular, though, when i go one on one with gofer norquist the president of americans for tax reform. you know grover thinks, and he'll join me friday and the series, of course, continues all week long. grounding the american airlines, u.s. airways merger. a senate committee wrapping hearings on whether the airline tieup violates antitrust laws. m
showing off. >> brian: thattity grade education. >> alisyn: pretty much. >> brian: who booked her? [ laughter ] >> steve: why can't we be friends, to quote the golden girls. >> brian: they said that? >> steve: thank you for being a friend. >> brian: what about the beatles, we all live in a yellow submarine? [ laughter ] >> brian, you're fired. >> alisyn: here is another question. what if an asteroid were hurdling towards earth? >> brian: are you trying to change the subject. >> alisyn: would the u.s. be able to stop it? nasa says not unless the u.s. is ready to pay up. ainsley earhart has more. >> they're basically telling you to get on your knees and start praying. these killer asteroids are usually only seen in the movies, right? but last month's russia's close call with a meteor got people a little worried. yesterday nasa officials told congress they have only detected about 10% of meteors like that one which could wipe out an entire city. and while funding to track space threats has grown, nasa needs to spend billions in the next few years to expand the program, they say. offi
education here in the united states. we need more students studying math and study site. and we must fully embrace the rich diverse of asian americans. in my congressional district, for example, we have have chinese-americans, taiwanese american chinese-americans, taiwanese american, korean american, filipino americans. in fact, there are 95 countries of origin represented within the 39th congressional district. i have long consulted with my constituents to better understand development abroad. and many of my constituents are active in trading and investing in asia, which is a source of our national wealth. last congress i sponsored legislation to make it easier for state universities in california to teach strategic linkages, such as chinese, so that our students are better equipped to do business and conduct diplomacy overseas. i'm a strong advocate for increasing the number of visas for foreigners who received advanced degrees in critical science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. in the u.s., 76% of all registered -- from the top, from the top 10% producing. they come fro
, he decided to buy him a beer with his own money. >> we're trying to educate the public. you need to be aware that we were trying to stop underage drinking. >> this man agreed to by the boy and another 12 back. and again the police moved in again. >> this matter is most interested, he said he would not by him beer because the area was crawling with police. he as a decoy ride with him to a different liquor store will be easier to give him the beer. the decoy refuses to ride with them so the man asked him to meet him there where he bought him a 12 pack of beer. not to mention the driver add one additional problem. all of the alcohol is then returned to the store or poured out after each ticket is issued. on the peninsula alone, as well as several people were issued tigert tickets for supplying alcohol to minors which is a misdemeanor. the fine could be a thousand dollars and up to 24 hours of community service. >> 9:48 a.m. is the time and it has been a bear of a commute this morning. >> it still is for folks that are still heading out to bart this morning. there is a closer at the
in jobs, education, housing and get this economy back on track. we don'tg to make sure go into this or don't continue with the state of perpetual war. host: let's talk about the budget issues. president obama on the hill last democrats g to house from bloomberg's reporting he all of you to agree to entitlement changes to medicare saying it iscurity better to make the changes when office rather n than a republican. what was your reaction? guest: first, no benefit cuts. the bottom line for myself. no cuts in social security, medicare.nd they are benefits that one works for all of their lives or either disabled or can't work for whatever reason. so, we owe this to the american people. when you talk about reform and medicare and medicaid, social medicare for example, we could allow for more for prescription drugs. that would achieve cost savings. achieve many ways to savings without cutting benefits. the formulas that would cut i do not support. host: what about raising 65igibility for medicare from -- guest: no, i do not support that. when you look at many people in sectors and industrial s
not have had to fight at home that they could have used to start their own business or educate themselves beyond what the g.i. bill did. there's such a drag that it's almost uncharitable. here's what i would like to ask you real quick, if you can. caller: ok. hal: i don't know what time line you were there but it would seem -- caller: my first tour was 2005, another in 2006 and another in 2007 before we started wrapping up. hal: i don't know what your experience was or perhaps other soldiers, but i'm curious as to the day after the mission accomplished speech and banner, what it was like to be a soldier on the ground there going we're not leaving this isn't over. caller: i'll give you a real good example of that. it lamb was heartbreaking. when i was stationed there, i was in one of the worst places to be. to be graphic, the day that he gave game over speech, everything's all good, i literally lost a friend who was pretty much had his head cut off. he drove down the street in the al-qaeda al-qaeda was using piano wire, springing it up to decapitate drivers. i lost my best friend that way
being experimental in your education is a good thing. to keep an open mind. but on the other hand, there are serious privacy concerns here, and as a journalist who got her start doing, you know, shoe leather reporting, you know, just pounding the pavement, you know, there is a difference between voyeurism and journalism. and as a tool, that's one thing, but it can't substitute for reporting. getting the facts. >> theresa, david, wendy, and ben, who is the messy one today, you're the -- every day there is someone who causes a mess. today it is ben ferguson. thank you, guys. >>> this next one is going to be good. she is a gossip queen that likes to dish on the hottest stars. ratings for wendy williams show skyrocketing but some celebs fighting back. we'll tell you about an open lettle lett letter. [ buzzer ] hot dog? i'm buying. i'll use my capital one venture card with double miles you can actually use to fly any airline anytime. ♪ what are you doing? i'm saving one for later. my body keeps it warm. it's like a little hot dog steamer in there. go ahead, touch my chest. no. ♪ wh
of training education and exercise programs for now please norad to defend the nation against the full spectrum of threats. but we will have to work hard with the services to sustain a posture as we deal with programs and budget uncertainties. today and in the future we will remain to be commended for the united states and canada on the vision with our trusted partners that will defend north america, and support them in their times of greatest need. we will need this committee's continued support to meet that vision. and given the opportunity to appear today and i look forward to your questions. >> thank you so much, general jacoby. general kelly? >> mr. chairman, senator inhofe, members of the committee, thank you for the opportunity to appear today. on behalf of not only those personnel in afghanistan, but those in southern american. i'm here to talk about the socom. first, transnational organized crime. consist of the responsibilities responsibilities that i haven't security cooperation activities as well. the support law enforcement includes highly effective and efficient and cost
months ago for demanding the girls in her country be educated. the 15-year-old talked about her first day back in class. >> i think it is the happiest moment that i'm going back to my school. and today i will have my books, my bag and i will talk to my friends. i'll talk to my teacher. >> wonderful outlook. she's been getting medical treatment in birmingham, england. >> it's so nice to see her going back to school. exactly what she wants to do. >>> it is first day of spring, believe it or not. but not for big part of the country. next we go live where winter weather is still causing major problems this morning. (announcer) make mornings special, with fancy feast mornings gourmet cat food. mornings are delicious protein rich entrees with gardes fancy feast mornings. the best ingredient is love. you know who you are. you can part a crowd, without saying a word... if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts... well muddlers, muddle no more. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zy
their dreams of being lawyers and finish their college education. i got a series of text messages from them to promote a campaign to organize that we supported, very much focused on bringing attention to special needs of women in conflict. we take this seriously globally. we have also brought in a rape kits and counselors. it is important after a sexual assault to get treatment. we are working with partners to provide special counseling for the many children who are affected by this who are traumatized now. ofs has impact for the rest your life to go through this. many children are being caught in the crossfire. it is brutal. my colleague might want to say something about the particular plight of women in refugee camps. >> we are working with groups in jordan and turkey to ensure that aid is provided to women and corals -- and girls who have suffered and fled syria. we have heard very credible reports that one of the things they are fleeing from israel. in the refugee camp, we are giving fund in refunding -- funding. >> there was an article which appeared in the national review recently. si
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